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Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace

The Presidential Museum and Library is the primary office within the Office of the President responsible for preserving, managing, and promoting the history and heritage of the Philippine Presidency, and particularly of Malacañan Palace as its official seat. It is the principal historical and artistic repository in support of the institution of the Presidency and for the benefit of the Republic and the Filipino people.

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The President Manuel L. Quezon collection is a library of important books, papers, letters and memoirs covering the life of President Quezon, his family, and the Commonwealth era.
Basilio J. Valdes Digitized Collection
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The Basilio J. Valdes Digitized Collection is a library of important papers, letters and memoirs covering the Commonwealth, World War II, and Post-War eras of the Philippines. President Manuel L. Quezon designated Major Valdes as Chief of Staff through Executive Order No. 179. Before the Commonwealth government withdrew to Corregidor, Valdes was also made a member of President Quezon’s War Cabinet on December 24, 1941, serving as Secretary of Defense, Public Works, Communications and Labor...
Topics: basilio valdes, philippine history
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Bureau of Local Government
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Symbols of The State Republic of The Philippines
Topics: Symbols, Seals, Coat of Arms
This biographical book of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon written by Sol H. Gwekoh and published in 1948 by University Publishing Co.,contains information on his personal life,career, political life and his achievements. This biography is a product of extensive research and many interviews the author had with friends and associates, and even “enemies” of Quezon. Also, in this book are incorporated materials contained in author’s earlier books in the same subject.
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, autobiography
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Fact Finding Commission
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1990 Report Fact Finding Commission
Topic: Corazon C. Aquino
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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This directory includes profiles of several notable professionals and officials from Batangas; and commercial, social, industrial and agricultural information.
Topic: Directory
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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In this book are the pictures of and biographies of over one hundred Chinese residents in the Philippines. The author has endeavored to include human representative types of Chinese businessmen of the old as well as the young generation, who have been, and are contributing very much to the economic and industrial development of this country. Please use the citation below: Lim R. C. (1930). Who's Who in the Philippines (Chinese Edition). Retrieved from...
Topic: chinese
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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Transcript of the proceedings and debates of the Constitutional Commission of 1986
Topic: Constitutional Commission
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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2nd part of Manila Free Philippines, a collection of newspapers during World War II.
Topics: World War II, newspapers, clippings
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office
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This book honors a dedicated public servant, in the hope that his life and career will serve as an inspiration and challenge to the Jesse M. Robredos of the future. Just as the death of Ninoy Aquino inspired Jesse to enter public life, we hope that Jesse's story, and the manner in which the nation came together to pay tribute to him, will inspire future generations to pursue what has memorably come to be known as tsinelas leadership.  The Committee on Funeral Arrangements and Burial of the...
Topics: Jesse M. Robredo, Memorial Book
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
by Miguel R. Cornejo
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The Republic Magazine and Directory Vol. 1 Devoted to the promotion of economic, social, political and educational interests of the Philippines and her relations with foreign countries.
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, Sergio Osmena, Manuel Roxas
Manuel L. Quezon Centennial Yearbook And Program, Baler and Aurora. From The Quezon Family Collection.
Topic: Manuel L. Quezon
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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This document contains the pre-war encyclopedic directory of the Philippines. Formerly known as Cornejo’s Philippine Directory. Also, it contains a historical account of the Philippines from pre-Spanish period; state documents, inaugural addresses and speeches of American and Filipino statesmen; and opinion and press statements of military and naval authorities, politicians, economists, educators, and writers on Philippine affairs, among others.
Topics: Commonwealth, directories
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others.
Topics: clippings, Manuel L. Quezon
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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Manuel Luis Quezon on his Centenary  by Alfredo Saulo Biographer of Jorge B. Vargas, Felipe Agoncillo, Norberto Romualdez, Manuel Roxas, and Bienvenido M. Gonzalez. Published by The National Science Development Board (c) 1978
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, Commonwealth, World War II
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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Address by his excellency Manuel L. Quezon delivered before The Faculties and Student bodies of Public and Private Schools Colleges and Universities at the Jose Rizal Memorial Field.
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, Speech
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Foreign Service Institute
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Diplomatic Relations 
Topics: Diplomatic Relations, Elpidio Quirino, Carlos P. Garcia, Ramon Magsaysay, Ferdinand Marcos,...
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Jose Veloso Abueva
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A portion of the book’s abstract reads: “The American legacy in the Philippines rests upon an indigenous Filipino culture--a humane social tradition with a respect for powerful leadership--and the influence of authoritarian Spanish rule for over 300 years that nevertheless introduced the values of Christianity.”
Topics: Filipino, American
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office
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This book honors a dedicated public servant, in the hope that his life and career will serve as an inspiration and challenge to the Jesse M. Robredos of the future. Just as the death of Ninoy Aquino inspired Jesse to enter public life, we hope that Jesse's story, and the manner in which the nation came together to pay tribute to him, will inspire future generations to pursue what has memorably come to be known as tsinelas leadership. The Committee on Funeral Arrangements and Burial of the late...
Topics: Jesse M. Robredo, PCDSPO
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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The Philippine Revolution And Beyond ( Volume I)
Topic: Philippine Revolution
This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others.
Topics: clippings, Manuel L. Quezon
This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others
Topic: Philippine Press Clippings
This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others.
Topics: clippings, Manuel L. Quezon
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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This souvenir program of “Quezon Carnival and Exposition” contains photos of different Quezon Province public officials, invitation, activities, events, and projects. The purpose of Exposition is to raise funds of the erection of fitting monument in front of the capitol building in the middle of Perez Park.
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, Manuel Roxas
This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others.
Topics: Philippine Press Clippings, Clippings
3rd part of the Manila Free Philippines, a collection of newspapers from World War II.
Topics: newspapers, clippings, World War II
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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Transcript of the proceedings of the Constitutional Commission of 1986
Topic: Constitutional Commission
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
by Quezon Memorial Commitee
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This document contains the 1978 centennial souvenir program in honor of the late President Manuel L. Quezon. It includes red-letter days in Quezon’s life,quotes from his inaugural address, and photos from MLQ photo gallery among others.
Topics: souvenir program, Manuel L. Quezon
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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This book is about the life of President Manuel L. Quezon written by himself. Its introduction was written by General Douglas MacArthur.
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, Autobiography, Autobiography
Manuel L. Quezon Jr. articles from 1958-1967 and other selected clippings from the Quezon Family Collection.
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon Jr., clippings, newspapers
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office
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The battle for the liberation of Manila—waged from February 3 to March 3, 1945, between Philippine and American forces, and the Imperial Japanese forces—is widely considered to be one of the greatest tragedies of the Second World War. One hundred thousand men, women, and children perished. Architectural heritage was reduced to rubble—the City of Manila was the second most devastated Allied capital of World War II.
Topics: Battle of Manila, World War II
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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Transcript of the proceedings of the Constitutional Commission of 1986
Topic: Constitutional Commission
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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by C2C Kashmere Arpa
Topic: audio
The Philippine Revolution And Beyond ( Volume II) Edited By Elmer A. Ordoñez
Topic: Philippine Revolution
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Quezon Family Collection
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A scrapbook of newspaper clippings on the death of First Lady Aurora Aragon Quezon. 
Topics: Aurora Quezon, clippings, photos
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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The Framing Of The Philippine Constitution  Jose M. Aruego
Topic: constitution
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Army and Navy Journal
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This journal is a collection of articles written by prominent authors/people during the early years of 1940. The journal is presenting articles on US activities prepared agreeably at its request by the responsible officials of the US Government, the Leaders of the Army and the Navy and outstanding Chiefs of Industry and Labor.
Topic: United States
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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Manuel Luis Quezon on his Centenary  by Alfredo Saulo Biographer of Jorge B. Vargas, Felipe Agoncillo, Norberto Romualdez, Manuel Roxas, and Bienvenido M. Gonzalez. Published by The National Science Development Board (c) 1978
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, Commonwealth, World War II
This document features various newspapers collected by First Lady Aurora Aragon Quezon, wife of First President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines Manuel L. Quezon, from 1942 to 1945. These newspapers include the Philadelphia Record, the New York Times, the Los Angeles-based Philippines Star Press, the Philippines News Herald (also based in Los Angeles), the Times Herald (Vallejo, California), the Philippines Mail (Salinas, California), the Philippines Bataan Herald (Delano, California),...
Topic: newspapers
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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This document is a 1952 annual report of Philippine Oil Development Company under the administration of Pres. Elpidio Quirino. It includes report on drilling operations such as report of Mr. E. F. Richards, President of Kern Drilling Corporation, Mr. Benjamin Daleon, his report on the Panay operation, report from the Petroleum Technologists Inc. regarding the analysis performed on three of the core samples from hole in Panay.
Topic: Annual Report
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Diosdado Yap
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This issue of the Bataan Magazine includes articles on resolution retaining Quezon and Osmena in office, creation of Philippine Post-War Planning Board, and anniversary of the Philippine Commonwealth.
Topic: Magazine
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Pablo Laslo, Raul Guerrero Montemayor
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The title of the documents is translated as “Brief Philippine Poetry Anthology.” Selection and notes by Pablo Laslo and Raul Guerrero Montemayor.
Topic: Poems
This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others.
Topics: clippings, Manuel L. Quezon
This title is a compilation of important documents on the declaration of Martial Law, statement of President Ferdinand E. Marcos, and the content of Proclamation No. 1081. Also, it contains general orders, letters of instructions, and presidential decrees related/relevant to the declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines.
Topics: Martial Law, Ferdinand Marcos
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office
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The Philippine Electoral Almanac is a compendium and handy resource of Philippine national elections from 1935 onwards that explores the political relationships between the Presidency, the Legislature, and the Filipino electorate. The graphs, charts, and election results this almanac contains collectively represent the first effort to publish, in an accessible form and language, a history of the Philippine electoral process. Number of pages: Please use the citation below: Presidential...
Topics: Electoral Almanac, PCDSPO
By The Philippine Constabulary Band
Topic: audio
Pangkalahatang Palatuntunan ng Dakilang Pagdiriwang sa araw ng mga Bayani sa ilalim ng Pamamatnugot ng Kap. Alagad ni Andres Bonifacio
Topic: Andres Bonifacio
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Teodoro Benigno
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This biographical book of Ninoy Aquino written by Teodoro Benigno in observance of the 10th year anniversary of his death contains the latter part of Ninoy’s life. Some of the information include Ninoy’s life during Martial Law period, his exile to America, his tragic death and martyrdom.
Topics: Ninoy Aquino, Corazon C. Aquino
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office
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To mark the 116th anniversary of Philippine Independence, we have dissected the Philippine National Anthem revealing its various influences. In this clip you will hear excerpts of the Marcha Real (Spanish National Anthem), Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida (Triumphal March), and La Marseillaise (French National Anthem). These are stitched together with the portions of the Philippine National Anthem believed to have been inspired by these musical pieces.
Topic: audio
This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others.
Topics: clippings, Manuel L. Quezon
This book covers the story of the Philippines in its first year as a republic. It includes a record of the accomplishments of the executive as well as of other government agencies.
Topics: Third Republic, Manuel Roxas
This book is a compilation of newspaper clippings from various newspapers such as El Tiempo, Mabuhay, Herald, La Vanguardia, and Tribune among others.
Topics: clippings, Manuel L. Quezon
This document includes reports prepared by the Joint Preparatory Committee on Philippine Affairs on areas such as trade relations, finance, and economic adjustment.
Topic: Manuel L. Quezon
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by The National Historical Institute
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The Malolos Congress A Centennial publication on the inauguration of the Philippine Republic (January 23, 1899 - January 3, 1999)
Topic: Malolos Congress
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Esperanza B. Gatbonton
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Bastion de San Diego is located on the southern tip of  Manila's walled fortification. 
Topics: Intramuros, excavation
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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Transcript of the proceedings of the Constitutional Commission of 1986
Topic: Constitutional Commission
A list of officers and staff of the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) Higher Commands as of December 8, 1941
Topics: Basilio Valdes, World War II, Military, official papers
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by The Tribune
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A collection of The Tribune during World War II in the Philippines
Topics: The Tribune, World War II, Japanese Occupation, Fall of Bataan
Inaugural Address of President Joseph Ejercito Estrada
Topics: Joseph Estrada, Inauguration
Delivered at the Rotary District Conference Dinner, Baguio Country Club, February 23, 1940 From Quezon Family Collection.
Topics: Sergio Osmena, Speech
This book was part of the 1978 Manuel L. Quezon Souvenir Program spearheaded by the 1978 MLQ Centennial Committee. It features Manuel L. Quezon’s biography, his notable achievements, MLQ Code of Ethics and Citizenship, and some memoirs.
Topic: Manuel L. Quezon, Souvenir Program
This photogravure is a compilation of newspaper clippings on President Manuel L. Quezon’s presidency. It was compiled by Mr. Feliciano Navarro. News clippings were taken from various newspapers such as Philippines Free Press, La Vanguardia, The Sunday Tribune, and The Philippines Herald.
Topics: Manuel L. Quezon, clippings
The Sunday Times Magazine World War II in the Philippines its glory and despair, its anxiety and agony; the soul-shaking excitement of events from Bataan, 1942, to the Battle of Manila, 1945
Topics: World War II, Battle of Manila, Fall of Bataan
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Department of Information, Imperial Japanese Army
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Ano ang Kalibapi (What is Kalibapi) 
Topic: Second Republic
By The Philippine Constabulary Choral Ensemble With Band Accompaniment
Topic: audio
ROXAS: The Story of a Great Filipino and of the Political Era in which he lived by Marcial Lichauco
Topics: Manuel Roxas, biography
This document contains the general provisions on the revised penal code enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in 1946.
Topics: Penal Code, Law
Official Program of the Inauguration of President Diosdado Macapagal
Topics: Diosdado Macapagal, Emmanuel Pelaez, Inauguration
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Malacañang Protocol Office
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This is the roster of recipients of the Honors Code of the Philippines that includes the Quezon Service Cross, Order of Lakandula, Order of Sikatuna, Philippine Legion of Honor, Order of National Artists, Order of National Scientists, among others. More about  Executive Order No. 236, s. 2003 .
Topics: Roster, Presidential Awards, Honors Code of the Philippines
Official Program of the Inauguration of President Ramon Magsaysay
Topics: Ramon Magsaysay, Carlos P. Garcia
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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This August 1953 issues of the Philippine Free Press includes articles entitled “Quezon and Osmena: Their Last Battle”, “Stories of Quezon”, and “Seven Years of Quezon Memorial Foundation” among others.
Topics: Philippine Free Press, Magazine, Manuel L. Quezon
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
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This document contains a digitized compilation of several issues of the Los Angeles Examiner collected by Doña Aurora Aragon Quezon that feature a series of articles telling the story of General Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright from the Japanese occupation of the Philippines.
Topics: newspapers, Jonathan Wainwright
President Manuel L. Quezon Collection
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The Philippine-American Observer August 1943 Issue November 1944 Issue
Topics: Magazine, Commonwealth, Manuel L. Quezon, Sergio Osmena
Presidential Museum and Library, Malacañan Palace
by Pura Villanueva Kalaw
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This book written by Pura V. Kalaw contains history of the Filipino flag, different revolutionary flags, and the first Filipino National flag. Also, the book contains information on Flag Law, Flag of the Commonwealth, the use of the Filipino flag during the Japanese time.
Topic: Flag